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SodaStream Recalls 58,600 Explosive Bottles; Can Burst Under Pressure

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Product Safety News: SodaStream Recalls 58,600 Explosive Bottles

SodaStream, the Israeli based beverage and carbonation company, has issued the recall of around 51,000 plastic bottles sold in the United States over concerns that they might explode.  SodaStream told U.S. authorities that the blue tinted one-liter bottles with a blue cap and blue base “can burst under pressure” because of a manufacturing defect. Around 7,600 bottles were also sold in Canada.

At the time of the recall SodaStream told the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) that they had not received any reports of injury connected to the bottles in question. But on the CPSC’s website there are a number of complaints about exploding SodaStream bottles that date back to 2012. Although the bottles are from different models and are not included in the recall, the alleged complaints are all similar. When the consumer is carbonating water the top or the bottom of the plastic bottle can allegedly blow off. Other claimed incidents of a SodaStream bottle bursting can be found on Facebook and Reddit. SodaStream has not responded to each event and this is their only U.S. recall over exploding bottles during that five-year period.

Defective SodaStream Bottles Imported to America

The defective bottles were manufactured in Israel and imported by SodaStream USA Inc., located in Mount Laurel, NJ.  The potentially dangerous bottles were distributed nationwide from February 2016 until January 2017 for around $15 and have the expiration “4/2020” printed on the warning label. The dishwasher-safe bottles were purchased online at Amazon.com and SodaStream.com, as well as at retailers like Bed Bath & Beyond, Walmart, and Target – the latter is currently in the middle of several other recent recalls including defective strollers, scooters, and benches over potential fall hazards.

The CPSC has told consumers who own a recalled carbonating bottle to stop using them immediately. Owners of a home carbonation system are also being warned to carefully follow the instructions unique to each machine. SodaStream has told their affected customers to contact them for a refund.

To participate in the recall see: https://www.sodastreamusa.com/webpage.aspx?webpageid=94

To contact SodaStream call: (866) 272-9417

To report an incident to the CPSC see: https://www.saferproducts.gov/CPSRMSPublic/Incidents/ReportIncident.aspx

 

Restoration Hardware Recalls 2,700 Tables Connected to Four Lead Poisonings

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Restoration Hardware Recalls 2,700 Tables Connected to Four Lead Poisonings The California based home-furnishing company, Restoration Hardware, has had a tough start to the year. After one recall in January and a subsequent recall in February, the publicly traded company learned that four children from two separate homes had elevated levels of lead in their […]

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Chairs Can Allegedly Turn into a Shocking Hazard; La-Z-Boy Recalls 2,700

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Chairs Can Allegedly Turn into a Shocking Hazard; La-Z-Boy Recalls 2,700 Electronic chairs designed to help people rise to their feet can reportedly induce an electric shock while the power supply is in operation. Authorities have identified an enclosure that can crack, exposing a seated individual to the chairs main power source. Those power supplies […]

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Petsmart Dog Food Recalled; Pieces of Metal Found in Grreat Choice Chicken & Rice Adult Dog Food

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Product Safety News: Pieces of Metal Found in PetSmart Dog Food Two months after Cuisinart recalled millions of food processors over concerns that pieces of metal could break off into consumer’s food, PetSmart is recalling their Grreat Choice Adult Dog Food for the same reason. Dog owners are being told to immediately return the Chicken […]

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Apple Investigates iPhone 6 Plus that Allegedly Went Up in Flames

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Apple Investigates iPhone that Allegedly Went Up in Flames As smartphones continue to progress, the battery must keep pace. This means that the smartphone’s main source of energy, lithium-ion, must increase its capacity. But without proper engineering the material can become unstable. As seen in Samsung’s million phone recall, an unstable battery can lead to […]

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Disney Nightlights & Magic Wands Recalled Over Potential Electrical Fire Hazard

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Disney Recalls Nightlights & Magic Wands One month after recalling thousands of Mickey & Minnie Mouse toddler hoodies, two more products with Disney’s iconic characters have been recalled. In early February, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts US, Inc. announced the recall of approximately 3,000 Mickey Mouse nightlights after one reportedly caused an electrical fire. A […]

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HP Inc. Adds Another 101,000 Laptop Batteries to June’s 2016 Recall of 40,000

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Fire Starter; HP Adds 101k Combustible Panasonic Laptop Batteries to June’s Recall As long as manufacturers continue to rely on lithium-ion to power consumer devices, it appears that Newsome Melton will continue to write about lithium-ion batteries going up in flames. After recalling more than 40,000 last June, HP Inc. (formerly Hewlett-Packard), added around 101,000 […]

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Product Safety Recall Roundup: January 23, 2017 | NewsomeLaw.com

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Recall Roundup: January 23, 2017   Sophie the Giraffe’s Mold Concerns   For the past 55 years Sophie the Giraffe, a toy made for babies and young children, has been manufactured in France. The popular teething toy has garnered national headlines in 2017 for all the wrong reasons after a mother cut one open and found […]

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Takata Agrees to Plead Guilty & Pay $1 Billion as Massive Recall Expands

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Takata to Pay $1 Billion as Massive Recall Continues to Expand The largest automotive recall in U.S. history continues to grow as regulators say more than 20 million dangerous Takata airbag inflators remain on American roads.  It is now estimated that 42 million vehicles, equipped with around 70 million defective Takata inflators, will be recalled […]

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Walt Disney Parks Recall 15,000 Unsafe Minnie & Mickey Mouse Infant Hoodies

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Disney Recalls 15,000 Minnie & Mickey Mouse Infant Hoodies Potentially dangerous sweatshirts made for infants, sold exclusively by Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, have been recalled by U.S. authorities over concerns that “the snaps on the hoodies can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.” The 15,000 sweatshirts, with a three-snap closure, were manufactured […]

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